Countries with Largest Unaffiliated Populations
Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
The table below lists the top ten countries with the greatest number of people who identify themselves as religiously unaffiliated. The countries with the highest unaffiliated percentages tend to be communist or formerly communist countries, which usually oppose or restrict religion.
|Percentage of population
that is unaffiliated
|Percentage of world
|Subtotal for 10 countries||966,040,000||39.9||85.8|
|Subtotal for rest of world||160,460,000||3.6||14.2|
Source: Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life, Global Religious Landscape, December 2012.
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